Togo Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Togo unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.05%, a 0.45% increase from 2019.
  • Togo unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.60%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Togo unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.66%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Togo unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.74%, a 0.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Syrian Arab Republic 9.03%
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Togo Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 4.05% 0.45%
2019 3.60% -0.06%
2018 3.66% -0.08%
2017 3.74% 0.79%
2016 2.95% 0.75%
2015 2.20% 0.04%
2014 2.16% 0.04%
2013 2.12% 0.07%
2012 2.05% 0.07%
2011 1.98% -0.41%
2010 2.39% -0.41%
2009 2.80% -0.28%
2008 3.08% -0.52%
2007 3.60% -0.63%
2006 4.23% -0.13%
2005 4.36% -0.07%
2004 4.43% -0.05%
2003 4.48% 0.00%
2002 4.48% 0.04%
2001 4.44% -0.02%
2000 4.46% -0.03%
1999 4.49% 0.04%
1998 4.45% 0.00%
1997 4.45% -0.01%
1996 4.46% 0.00%
1995 4.46% 0.00%
1994 4.46% 0.03%
1993 4.43% 0.11%
1992 4.32% 0.06%
1991 4.26% 0.06%